earlyR: Estimation of Transmissibility in the Early Stages of a Disease Outbreak
Version 0.0.1

Implements a simple, likelihood-based estimation of the reproduction number (R0) using a branching process with a Poisson likelihood. This model requires knowledge of the serial interval distribution, and dates of symptom onsets. Infectiousness is determined by weighting R0 by the probability mass function of the serial interval on the corresponding day. It is a simplified version of the model introduced by Cori et al. (2013) .

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AuthorThibaut Jombart [aut, cre], Anne Cori [aut], Pierre Nouvellet [aut]
Date of publication2017-12-06 15:50:22 UTC
MaintainerThibaut Jombart <[email protected]>
LicenseMIT + file LICENSE
URL http://www.repidemicsconsortium.org/earlyR
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